Dept. of Health Research Govt. of India
World Health Organization
Dr. Tarun Bhatnagar
Name : Dr. Tarun Bhatnagar M.D., Ph.D.
Designation/Post : Scientist E
Bio-data :
 He obtained MBBS degree from Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal in 1998 and MD (Preventive & Social Medicine) from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in 2003. Currently a PhD candidate in Epidemiology at University of California, Los Angeles as a fellow in Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program since 2004. 

He was working at NIE as Project Manager in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation multi-centric project on Integrated Behavioural and Biological Assessment of HIV since November 2007. Joined NIE as Scientist C (Medical/Epidemiology) in July 2008. Currently co-investigator for NIE-TUFTS University, Boston collaborative project on "Nutritional status of injection drug users in Chennai". Core faculty for two-year Master of Applied Epidemiology (MAE) - Field Epidemiology Training Programme (FETP) and Master of Public Health (MPH) programme. 

His areas of interests include epidemiology methods, HIV epidemiology and infectious disease epidemiology.